The Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU) is offering fifteen $1,000 bursaries to be awarded annually (at the discretion of the NSGEU Education Committee) to dependents of NSGEU members in good standing. Up to two (2) bursaries may be awarded to dependent spouses.
These Union Bursaries will be under the names of:
Applications and all support documentation must be filed with the (NSGEU) on, or prior to, October 15th in any year.
Guidelines and applications are available on the NSGEU web site nsgeu.ca, as well as in hard copy upon request to NSGEU at: 902.424.4063 or Toll Free: 1.877.556.7438.
Bursaries will be based on the financial need of the applicant.
The bursary will be tenable for a program of study leading to a degree, diploma or certificate at any recognized post-secondary institution.
A maximum of 2 awards per family will be awarded in a 21 month period. If there is a low number of qualifying applicants, the Education Committee may award more than 2 awards per family during the same period.
Authentic signature of the actual applicant and member must appear on Application Form. Any other signature will cause the application to be invalid and therefore denied.
If evidence is found that the questions were answered falsely, the application will be considered void. In cases where bursaries have already been awarded, reimbursement will be required from the NSGEU member.
The applicant must be a dependent of a NSGEU member; or the dependent of a retired member; or the dependent child of a deceased member who was a member in good standing at time of death.
A clear definition of a member in good standing can be found in the NSGEU Constitution and By-Laws.